Call Summary
Year EMS Fire Total
2010 468 299 767
2011 540 280 820
2012 562 338 900
2013 607 323 930
2014 611 350 961
2015 605 337 942
2016 729 308 1037
2017 718 364 1082
2018 804 403 1207
2019 816 411 1227
2020 934 492 1426
2021 1064 563 1627
2022 1213 625 1838

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Deputy Chief Chris Howell, February 03

Last night at 8:57 pm Pingree Grove & Countryside responded to Route 47, North of North Starks for a vehicle accident with extrication. On arrival, personnel found a two vehicle head-on accident with both vehicles in the South-bound lane. There was no extrication. Both drivers were transported to local hospitals. Route 47 was closed for about an hour, and the accident is under investigation.

Responding ... (Full Story & Photos)

Turning Bitterly Cold Tonight

Deputy Chief Chris Howell, February 02

Attached is information from the National Weather Service.
Bitter Cold Tonight and Dangerous Wind Chills.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Deputy Chief Chris Howell, February 02

Every year the Month of January is SCBA (Self
Contained Breathing Apparatus) Training for the
Whole Department. We do Fit Testing with our
Masks, Parts of our Air Packs, Using our Air
Compressor, Emergency Procedures, Donning
and Doffing the Air Packs, a Black Out Maze, and
an Air Consumption Test... (Full Story & Photos)

Phone Problems

Deputy Chief Chris Howell, January 30

We are still having a problem with Comcast getting our Phone System on-line. We keep hearing that they are up-grading our problem. We have even been in touch with our State Senator to help us. You can reach us at (847) 464-5558. This is a direct line into Station 3 at 1600 Reinking Road.

We can also be reached by email:

Chief Stout
D/C Howell (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Accident with injuries and a Car fire

Deputy Chief Chris Howell, January 27

Today at 12:50 pm Pingree Grove & Countryside responded for an accident with injuries on Big Timber Rd, East of the Rutland Forest Preserve. While enroute, companies were informed that a vehicle was on fire. On arrival companies found a two vehicle accident with one vehicle on fire and two patients, both were out of the vehicles. The fire was extinguished and both patients were transported to local ... (Full Story & Photos)


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